Finding Nemo took us to a whole new world under the surface, populated with “vegetarian” sharks and hippie sea turtles and other exotic sea creatures. This summer’s Finding Dory promises to reunite us with some of those same fish while introducing us to still more colorful characters. Those include a cantankerous octopus named Hank ( Ed O’Neill ), a sweet whale shark named Destiny ( Kaitlin Olson ), and a beluga whale named Bailey ( Ty Burrell ).
The other day, it was reported Disney and filmmaker Guy Ritchie were having trouble finding their stars for Aladdin following a worldwide search. The news was a bit of a surprise considering they met with over 2,000 actors, looking for unknowns of Middle Eastern or Indian descent to play Aladdin and Jasmine in the musical. Producer Dan Lin previously said “we’re not here to make Prince of Persia ,” to put worries about whitewashing to rest – although we later heard a rumor both ridiculous but believable that Tom Hardy was looked at for the villianous role of Jafar.
So many babies are coming this year, right? Beyonce, Amal Clooney, Rosie and Jason. I bet Chrissy Teigen gets pregnant this year too. And Duchess Kate will probably try as well.